June 8, 2016
by Maria Nogueira
HIV doesn’t control me–I control it.
I am a woman–nothing less–who loves to educate my community and who advocates for those who don’t have a voice. I will stop at nothing until I make a mark to bring some type of services for women back on the map, especially for grandmothers raising their grandchildren and trying to keep their own lives in order while maintaining pride in everything we do.
I am Latina and proud and a long-term survivor…